NCHMCT stands for National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology.
JEE stands for Joint Entrance Examination. So, NCHMCT JEE is conducted by the council.
NCHMCT is an autonomous body that functions under the Ministry of Tourism of Government of India.
The council centrally regulates and runs academics for B. Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Administration and 9 other structured courses of study that are imparted at the affiliated 21 Central Institutes of Hotel Management, 14 private Institutes of Hotel Management, a public sector undertaking and 19 State Government Institutes of Hotel Management.
Admission to the B. Sc H & HA course offered by the council and its affiliated colleges are done through Joint Entrance Examination.
This course is offered by the council jointly with the Indira Gandhi National Open University. This is a course of three-year duration with 6 semesters. The course equips the students with all the essential attitude, knowledge and skills to discharge supervisory responsibilities in the hospitality sector in an efficient manner.
Managerial inputs in different areas like tourism marketing, strategic management, financial management, etc are also offered to students through this course.
The course is also offered in specialization at two of the council’s institutions at Chennai and at Kolkata
NCHMCT JEE is conducted at All India level for admission to this course and for specialization, limited number of seats are available at the two institutes mentioned above.
The specialization is offered based on the performance of the students during the 1st and 2nd semester of the course.
Selection of students for these specializations is done through merit-cum-choice basis.
The three specializations offered are food production management, food and beverage management and accommodation operation management.
The first three semesters are common for all students and specialization applies only from the 4th semester of the course.
Once a candidate is allocated for a specific specialization, he/she cannot change.
To become eligible for certification of this degree by IGNOU, students must complete the council’s component as full-time students in the affiliated institutions of hotel management and they will also have to clear the credit papers offered by IGNOU during the course study.